ERIC Number: ED306423
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
The State of the Older Worker: Current and Future Needs. Joint Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging and the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session (September 14, 1988).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.
This document reports on a congressional hearing discussing the current and future needs of the nation's older workers. A particular focus is the concerns of Hispanic older workers. Topics include job displacement, age discrimination, racial discrimination, unemployment, and the need for specific legislation to alleviate problems. Testimony includes statements, prepared statements, and additional material received for the record from individuals representing the Department of Labor; Women's Research and Education Institute, Washington, D.C.; American Association of Retired Persons; National Council on Aging, Inc.; Nutrition and Health for Older Adults Program, Los Angeles Unified School District; International Institute, Los Angeles; Asociacion Nacional pro Personas Mayores, Los Angeles; 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women; Mexican-American Opportunity Foundation; and Placement Services for Older Workers, Pasadena, California. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age Discrimination, Aging (Individuals), Dislocated Workers, Employment Practices, Employment Problems, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Futures (of Society), Hearings, Hispanic Americans, Middle Aged Adults, Needs Assessment, Older Workers, Racial Discrimination
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.